Concerns have been raised about sexual harassment in all stages of education.
This House of Commons Library briefing (pdf) provides information on the requirements on schools, colleges and universities, and relevant recent developments. Continue reading “House of Commons Library briefing: Sexual Harassment in Education”
The Home Office have updated their statutory guidance (pdf) on slavery and human trafficking in business and supply chains.
This October 2017 update replaces initial guidance published in October 2015. Continue reading “Home Office updated guidance: Slavery and Human Trafficking in Supply Chains”
The Children’s Commissioner for England, Anne Longfield, has called for a “wholesale shift in the scale of ambition across Government and the NHS on children’s mental health care.” Continue reading “Children’s Commissioner for England briefing: Children’s Mental Healthcare in England”
National Hate Crime Awareness week is 14-21 October 2017. We stand with charities from across the equality spectrum, and all victims of hate crime, to ask for equal treatment before the law.
We are better than hate.
Continue reading “#WeStandTogether – Make Hate Crime Equal in Law”
It is time to implement radical and fundamental change to create a fair and humane migration governance system, says a September 2017 briefing (doc) from the Detention Forum.
Continue reading “Detention Forum briefing – Immigration Detention in the United Kingdom”
This briefing considers the effect of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (the Bill) and the risks and opportunities it presents to equality and human rights law. It outlines areas where the EDF proposes to support amendments to the Bill which aim to achieve our policy objectives.
Continue reading “Brexit, Equality and the Repeal Bill: Briefing for Members”
‘Supporting trans employees in the workplace’ identifies a number of obstacles that currently prevent better inclusion of trans staff in UK workplaces and includes suggestions for employers looking to improve their practice. Continue reading “Acas research paper: Supporting trans employees in the workplace”
The Court of Appeal have restated the principle that ‘a child is foremost a child before he or she is a refugee.’
This was part of a July 2017 judgement from Lord Justice Underhill and Lord Justice Gross. The guidance aims to ensure that children and other vulnerable persons have an effective right of access to Immigration and Asylum Tribunals, and a voice in the proceedings.
Continue reading “Court of Appeal judgement: ‘a child is foremost a child before he or she is a refugee’”
These FAQs provide an overview of a selection of legal issues affected by Brexit. They aim to clarify the current state of the law, and anticipate how the law might be affected after the UK withdraws from the EU. Continue reading “BIICL: Brexit Frequently Asked Questions”